Back Pain

Back pain is one of the most common ailments in the human body.

The back, and more specifically the spine, is a complicated network of nerves, joints, muscles, tendons and ligaments. The back is expected to cope with enormous stress each and everyday.

By no means can all back pain be attributed to your feet. But poor foot function can place extra stress on your back, as can a leg length difference or muscle imbalances whilst standing, walking or running.

A comprehensive computer gait analysis can help identify weaknesses or faults that will need correction to reduce the force placed on your back and therefore address the pain.

Treatment of back pain regularly requires input from several different professionals, such as podiatrists, physiotherapists, osteopaths, etc.